Recent Awards

In FY 2019, Brandeis University attracted nearly $60 million in outside funding to support research. Following is a list of recent awards received by Brandeis University scholars.
External Evaluation of the Oak Foundation Inititative at the Women's Lunch Place

Total Anticipated Award: $63,000

Principal Investigator: Tatjana Meschede, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Women’s Lunch Place

Date Awarded: 11/05/2020
Diving Deep into Online Jewish Education: Learning What Really Happens

Total Anticipated Award: $40,000

Principal Investigator: Ziva Hassenfeld, Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education

Sponsor: Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah

Date Awarded: 10/31/2020
Photocatalyzed Transformation of Petroleum-Derived Molecules Absorbed on Plasmonic Metal Surfaces

Total Anticipated Award: $110,000

Principal Investigator: Rebecca Gieseking, Chemistry

Sponsor: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund

Date Awarded: 10/27/2020
The DemScore Project

Total Anticipated Award: $69,993

Principal Investigator: Steven Wilson, Politics

Sponsor: University of Gothenberg

Date Awarded: 10/27/2020
A Methodology to Understand Quality and Efficiency of Care: Adapting the Episode Grouper for Medicare (EMG) to the Military Health System (MHCS)

Total Anticipated Award: $210,000

Principal Investigator: Jennifer Perloff, John Chapman, and Mary Jo Larson, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Date Awarded: 10/26/2020
R3 Including Children of Immigrants in the Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery Efforts and Safety Net

Total Anticipated Award: $41,668

Principal Investigator: Dolores Acevedo Garcia, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: The Spencer Foundation

Date Awarded: 10/26/2020
Collaborative Research: Unified Field Theory of Soft Amorphous Solids

Total Anticipated Award: $159,066

Principal Investigator: Bulbul Chakraborty, Physics

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Date Awarded: 10/21/2020
Back to School: A Pilot Approach to Supporting the Mental Health Needs of College Students

Total Anticipated Award: $20,000

Principal Investigator: Gwendolyn Cadge, Sociology

Sponsor: NRuderman Family Foundation

Date Awarded: 10/20/2020
AI Institute: Institute for Student-AI Teaming (ISAT)

Total Anticipated Award: $125,000

Principal Investigator: James Pustejovsky, Computer Science

Sponsor: University of Colorado

Date Awarded: 10/19/2020
MassUP Winchendon Economic Empowerment Evaluation

Total Anticipated Award: $70,001

Principal Investigator: Jessica Santos, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Heywood Hospital

Date Awarded: 10/19/2020